4 Press Releases

Tag: Steve McCurry

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    Photographs

    Bruce Davidson, an American photographer, is best known for his sympathetic portrayals of communities on the margins. A selection of prints from Davidson’s East 100th Street series is a key lot in the upcoming Photographs sale, presented by Bonhams. After receiving a grant from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts,…

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
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    Fine Prints & Multiples

    In 1984, National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry was assigned to photograph refugee camps along the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As he made rounds in the camps, he encountered a class of schoolgirls where one girl, in particular, stood out for her startling sea-green eyes. She was photographed by McCurry.…

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    A Wonderful Life Photographs from the Peter Fetterman Collection

    The 1895 magazine cover featuring an Afghan girl was a popular cover image for National Geographic. The photograph of the girl with green eyes adorning a red headscarf has been called the “First World's Third World Mona Lisa." The archival pigment print Sharbat Gula by Steve McCurry is a featured photo of…

    A Wonderful Life Photographs from the Peter Fetterman Collection
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    Town | Country

    To the oft-asked question, “What camera or lens do you use?” I can only reply “I couldn't tell to save my soul—it is enough for me to know that I have something that will make pictures and that it is in working order.”, a passionate artist, Edward S. Curtis said.…

    Town | Country